29 Sep '13, 2pm

Twitter Adds Alerts to Help Users During Emergencies, Disasters

Twitter Adds Alerts to Help Users During Emergencies, Disasters

Twitter has announced the launch of Twitter Alerts, which it describes as a way of broadcasting critical information from emergency reporting organizations. "Today, we're launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information from credible organizations during emergencies, natural disasters or moments when other communications services aren't accessible," the company announced in a blog post . "Twitter Alerts is a new way to get accurate and important information when you need it most." A Twitter message that is tagged as an alert from an alerting organization will appear on subscriber handsets in a variety of forms. Twitter said that users should expect an SMS message, and, if they have its app on a mobile device, a push notification that alerts them to the content. Alerts are highlighted in the Twitt...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2297424/Twitter-Adds...

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